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America's Health Report Card Shows Improvement Neededi
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July 10, 2013 5:12 PM
A new study of Americans’ overall health picture shows that Americans are generally healthier, but may be living with chronic disease longer and dying younger. VOA’s Carol Pearson looks at the contributors, chronic disabilities and risk factors to poor health and premature death.

America's Health Report Card Shows Improvement Needed

Published July 10, 2013

A new study of Americans’ overall health picture shows that Americans are generally healthier, but may be living with chronic disease longer and dying younger. VOA’s Carol Pearson looks at the contributors, chronic disabilities and risk factors to poor health and premature death.


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